Creator

Date Original

1914-1982

Description

This collection contains Sanborn maps and city and county maps of Arkansas. Many contain handwritten notes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Steve Staples was an insurance appraiser who evaluated Arkansas towns and their ability to withstand disasters. He looked at the number of fire stations, fire hydrants, fire resistant materials used in the buildings, and street access to the factories and other structures. Staples used Sanborn maps, as well as city and county maps in his research.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000349

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Staples collection of Arkansas maps, MS.000349

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Staples collection of Arkansas maps, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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